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San Carlos, CA, United States, 2014/04/08 - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd, the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced it has achieved the distinction of Common Criteria (CC) certification for Check Point R77 and Check Point Endpoint Security - CheckPoint.com.
As part of Check Point’s on-going certification efforts, the CC certifications for R77 and Endpoint further demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to support the Government market and provide independent validation of its security solutions and capabilities.
Check Point’s certified security technologies provide manageable and scalable solutions, from the corporate network to the endpoint, that organizations can use to protect critical infrastructure and sensitive data from attack and leakage.
In addition to offering industry-leading security protections and scalability, Check Point offers easy management capabilities that enable deployment according to the needs of an organization, its people and data. Customers can be assured that Check Point’s products have undergone evaluation and validation in accordance with the provisions of the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS).
Recent Common Criteria evaluation and certification efforts included:
• Check Point R77: The latest release for the company’s award-winning Software Blade Architecture, R77 achieved the Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+. Check Point offers the only security gateways certified at EAL4+ conformant with three U.S. Government protection profiles and the latest National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cryptographic strength recommendations.
• Check Point Endpoint Security: Endpoint Security achieved Common Criteria EAL 2+ and includes the following products: Full Disk Encryption Blade, Media Encryption & Port Protection Blade, Firewall & Application Control Blades, Compliance Blade and VPN Blade.
“As an internationally recognized standard, Common Criteria certification offers independent accreditation of Check Point’s product portfolio. These recent EAL certifications underscore Check Point’s continued security leadership and technical innovation,” said Dorit Dor, vice president of products at Check Point Software Technologies. “We are extremely proud of these independent validations achieved by our security solutions and are committed to building unmatched security protections for our customers and partners.”
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.